Category Archives: Permaculture

Enhancing Wildlife and Biodiversity in the garden

Biodiversity in the back garden A possible definition of Biodiversity could be: the variability among living organisms from all sources, including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosystems, and the ecological complexes of which they are part: this includes … Continue reading

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Power to the consumers! Buy organic!

The representatives of the 27 member states, meeting in the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, failed to reach a qualified majority in favour a proposal for a ban on the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides (clothianidin, … Continue reading

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Snowdrops, crocus and winter aconites

A beautiful, relaxed Sunday afternoon. The weather has been mild for this time of the year. Although i believe that each season has its charm, i am always glad to see the first signs of spring in our garden. Day … Continue reading

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Bees and food – an excellent combination

Permaculture – Graham Bell, The Permaculture Way : Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive systems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of the landscape with people providing … Continue reading

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